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Meringue Shells With Fresh Fruit

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  Egg whites 2
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fruit flavored low fat yogurt 8 Ounce
  Sliced strawberries 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Kiwi fruit 1 , peeled and sliced

Line a large baking sheet with plain brown paper or parchment paper.
Draw six 3 to 4 inch circles on the paper; set aside.
For meringue, in a small mixer bowl beat egg whites, vanilla, and cream of tartar with electric mixer on medium speed till soft peaks form.
Add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high speed till very stiff peaks form and sugar is almost dissolved (about 7 minutes).
Spread or pipe meringue over circles on paper, building up sides to form shells.
Bake in a 300° oven for 35 minutes.
Turn off oven; let meringue dry in oven with door closed for 1 hour.
Do not open oven.
Lift meringues off paper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 694 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.6 mg4.5%

Sodium 260.1 mg10.8%

Total Carbohydrates 148 g49.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.2%

Sugars 135.1 g

Protein 21 g41.6%

Vitamin A 3.1% Vitamin C 72.6%

Calcium 43.6% Iron 2.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Meringue Shells With Fresh Fruit Recipe